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Growth has mirrored population

River Oaks continues expansion with emergency department, surgical suites opening in spring Perched on the edge of one of the most consistently fastest-growing counties in Mississippi over the last two decades, River Oaks Hospital in Flowood has mirrored the population spike with expansions since its original development in 1981. Right after the summer solstice, River Oaks began construction on an ...

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By the numbers

  Oxford, others are up for varying reasons Mid-term elections will dominate the Mississippi political scene next year, but a ritual that occurs every 10 years could have a more profound bearing on the state’s congressional districts — the Census. Mississippi lost a congressman after the 2000 count because population growth did not keep up with the national average. According ...

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Cleveland officials: Lost population not real

Population figures released recently by the Census Bureau don’t contain any major surprises. The Mississippi Gulf Coast was the hardest hit as far as population loss, with Long Beach having lost 29 percent of its residents after Hurricane Katrina, highest in the state. Moss Point was in the top five, having seen 12 percent of its population stay gone after ...

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